Jeremy Lamb Injury: Updates on Hornets Guard’s Toe and Return

April 8th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »
Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lamb will miss at least one game with a toe injury, but it's uncertain how it'll hamper his availability for the playoffs. 

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Strained Toe Sidelines Lamb Friday, April 8 Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer is reporting Lamb will miss Friday's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a toe strain.

This is a difficult setback for Lamb, who has settled in as a valuable role player in his first season with the Hornets after three years with the Oklahoma City Thunder. While he was a solid scorer off the bench for Oklahoma City (6.3 points per game last season), he has assumed a larger role in the offense in Charlotte with 8.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game

At his best, Lamb can stretch the floor as a three-point shooter and do damage in the lane at 6’5”.

He is also particularly valuable as a perimeter defender because he is athletic enough to stick with faster ball-handlers and big enough to deal with small forwards if necessary. According to, opponents shot 4.5 percent worse from the field and 10.2 percent worse from three-point range ...

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